Endophytes as sources of bioactive products

  • Strobel G
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An increase in the number of people in the world having health problems caused by various cancers, drug-resistant bacteria, parasitic protozoans, and fungi is a cause for alarm. An intensive search for newer and more effective agents to deal with these disease problems is now under way and endophytes are a novel source of potentially useful medicinal compounds. © 2003 Éditions scientifiques et médicales Elsevier SAS. All rights reserved.

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  • Antibiotic
  • Cancer
  • Ethnobotany
  • Infectious disease
  • Plants

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  • Gary A. Strobel

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